Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 42,081. Approximately 2,093 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer project management programs.
Lincoln's largest project management school is Nebraska Wesleyan University. In 2010, Nebraska Wesleyan University graduated approximately 0 students from its project management program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,312 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a project management program in Lincoln. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,230 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,512.
Many project management graduates choose to work as project managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,920 project managers in Nebraska. Of these project managers, 530 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The government projects that the number of project managers in Lincoln will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for project managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a project manager in Lincoln is $54,040 per year, which is higher than the average for project managers state-wide.